Posted in Obstetric Ultrasound on June 10, 2014 by m.khodeer
3rd trimester, screening US
- axial (Lt) and coronal (Rt) images of the fetal abdominal generate markedly enlarged echogenic kidneys, filling nearly the entire abdomen. Note also Oligohydramnios from decreased urine output.
- In severe cases, infant typically dies at birth from pulmonary hypoplasia; in less severe cases, hepatic fibrosis may cause death before renal failure